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John F. Lawlor


John F. Lawlor is an attorney in the North America Banking, Finance and Major Projects Practice Group in Baker & McKenzie's Chicago office. Mr. Lawlor has experience representing lenders and borrowers in many types of complex financings, including senior and subordinated debt, secured and unsecured, investment grade and non-investment grade debt financings and cross-border financings.

Practice Focus

Mr. Lawlor has represented lenders in connection with senior bank financings involving workouts and bankruptcies. He also has experience working with capital subscription facilities to private equity funds and secured public notes transactions.


  • Illinois~United States (1988)


  • University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., cum laude) (1988)
  • Georgetown University (A.B.) (1985)
Co-author, "Security Interests in Technology Assets and Related Intellectual Property: Practical and Legal Considerations," The Computer Lawyer vol. 16, no. 8, p. 3, 1999